#OER18 Keynote: Dr. Momodou Sallah - Pedagogies of Disruption as Resistance: Developing Counter Narratives Through Open Educational Practice
From Ewan McAndrew
About the presenter
Dr Momodou Sallah is Reader in Globalisation and Global Youth Work at the Social Work, Youth and Community Division, De Montfort University, UK. He is also the Chair of the Board of Directors, Global Hands, which is a Social Enterprise/Charity operating in The Gambia and UK, with a focus on capacity building and social good. In June 2013, he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the UK Higher Education Academy. In November 2015, he was named the “Most Innovative Teacher” in the UK by Times Higher. He has more than 20 years’ experience working with young people at local, national and international levels; from being the Youth Director of Gambia Red Cross Society to a Senior Youth Worker at the Leicester City Council, UK. Dr. Sallah has numerous publications in the field of work with black young people, young Muslims and globalisation/global youth work. His research interests include diversity, participatory methodologies, globalisation in relation especially to young people, and Public Engagement.
OER18: Open to All9th annual conference for Open Education research, practice and policyIt took place 18 – 19 April 2018, Bristol, UK
OER18 turns the focus on one of the often-cited benefits of ‘open’ – the promise of inclusivity. How do the resources, methods and projects that make up Open Education support making education available to all? As a movement over 15 years old, has Open Education made an impact – on learners, on society and on education? What can we do to to support learning in the open – and how can we use open to support learning?
The conference was chaired by academic and Open Education researcher Vivien Rolfe, alongside Wonkhe Associate Editor David Kernohan [more about the co-chairs].